What is Archaeology?

“You guys dig up dinosaurs, right?”  Upon hearing that dreaded phrase, most archaeologists wish they could throw up their hands and scream a resounding “no!” in that person’s face and walk away.  While that would be satisfying, it’s not exactly helpful in dispelling the numerous myths surrounding our field.  It’s hard to not have the... Continue Reading →

Engaged Scholarship with Dr. Alex D. Ketchum

On this episode, hosts Emily Long and Kirsten Lopez chat with Dr. Alex D. Ketchum about her upcoming book 'Engage in Public Scholarship: A Guidebook on Feminist and Accessible Communication.' The book provides not only a call to action, but also real solutions and examples on how to conduct public scholarship through a variety of... Continue Reading →

Engaged Archaeology Book Review and Interview

Join Emily Long and Kirsten Lopez as we bring in two of the editors of "Engaged Archaeology in the Southwestern U.S. and Northern Mexico," Dr. Sara Herr and Dr. Kelley Hays-Gilpin, to discuss their new book. We discuss how archaeologists can create an engaged archaeological practice. We explore what engaged archaeology is, what that means... Continue Reading →

Northwest Anthropological Conference, over a pint

In this episode Kirsten Lopez brings Michelle North and Emily Tabor together over a beer to discuss this year's Northwest Anthropological Conference, Archaeology Roadshow, and the benefits and importance of service work for early career archaeologists. Grab a pint and join us! https://washingtonarchaeology.org/ https://washingtonarchaeology.org https://associationoforegonarchaeologists.org/ https://www.pdx.edu/anthropology/archaeology-roadshow

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